USS Towers (DDG-9) Reunion 2018 San Diego

 

 

Last updated on July 19, 2018

Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside 4875 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92106 Sept 11 - 16, 2018

Here is the on-line booking link for the USS Towers Reunion 2018. Our group code is UST and our group rates are valid for booking through 8/22/18. Our group rate is $129 plus taxes and fees. Hotel parking fees $16 is waived for our reunion group.
Click below for the USS Towers Association Room Reservations to proceed directly to your reservation desk. https://www.holidayinn.com/…/en/san-diego/sanby/hoteldetail…

The group rate is available for three days pre and post event based on room availability via the provided link or contact hotel reservations directly at Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside. Call 1(619) 224-3621, ask for reservations (Ext: 701) or call toll free (in USA only) 1(800) 662-8899.

Tuesday, Sept 11 4 PM Check-in
5 PM USS Towers Hospitality Room (Point Loma Room)
Meet and Greet – Pizza, snacks, beverages

Wednesday, Sept 12
9 AM Visit the former NTC San Diego (Liberty Station)
Group picture at the USS Recruit (TDE-1)
Explore Liberty Station on our own
https://libertystation.com/explore/walk-back-through-time

12 noon Military Museums (free)
Probably time for only one museum.
Perhaps, we can do MCAS Miramar on Wednesday and do MCRD on Friday on the graduation day

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, MCAS Miramar
https://www.flyingleathernecks.org/
MCRD Command Museum
http://www.corpshistory.org/home.html

2-4 PM Early Bird Senior Meal
Golden Corral 390 W. Main St. El Cajon, CA 92020
https://www.goldencorral.com/…/2686/golden-corral-w-main-s…/

Thursday, Sept 13
10 AM Tour USS Midway Museum $15 Group rate
https://www.midway.org/
3 PM Hornblower 2 Hour Harbor Cruise $30
https://www.hornblower.com/port/category/sd+tours
Dinner on our own

Friday, Sept 14
MCRD Marines Graduation
3rd RTBN (Blue) India Platoons 3209-3213
Shepherd Memorial Drill Field Parade Deck
0830 – 0945 Please be in your seats no later than 9:45 AM.
1000 – 1200 Graduation marks the end of a Marine’s time in boot camp. It is the final dismissal and the culmination of the Recruit training. The graduation ceremony includes the graduating Marines, their Drill Instructors and other key training personnel.
Lunch available at The Bay View Restaurant 1100 – 1400
http://www.mccsmcrd.com/graduation-day/

Afternoon free time

6 PM USS Towers Reunion Banquet (California Room). Fund raiser auction follows the banquet.
Be sure to bring a donated item as fund raiser for the USS Towers Association

Saturday, Sept 15
9 AM USS Towers Association Memorial and Business Session. Point Loma Room
Be sure to bring recommendations and suggestions for future reunions to present at the business session.

Afternoon and evening free time

Sunday, Sept 16
Check-out by 12 noon.
Have a safe travel and see you next year.

The USS Towers reunion hospitality room will be open during the evenings and at selected time. The USS Towers ship's store will be open during selected time.

Questions or comments: e-mail to Raymond Wong, USS Towers Association President at usstowersddg9@pacbell.net There is also a USS Towers DDG-9 facebook page.

See all of you in September.

Raymond Wong
President, USS Towers Association
USS Towers crewmember 1970-73